Problem: Propose a synthesis for the compound in box 3 below. Make it in TWO steps from starting materials of 4 carbons or less.  HINT: You are going to have to make a new carbon-carbon bond.

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Propose a synthesis for the compound in box 3 below. Make it in TWO steps from starting materials of 4 carbons or less.  HINT: You are going to have to make a new carbon-carbon bond.

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